In this session a diverse group of panelists, including Persons with Disabilities from different regions of the world, technologists, and national innovation system experts, seek to explore the major challenges for accessibility created by the current pandemic, not just in terms of assistive technologies, but also access to them. The webcast of this session is facilitated by the Internet Society Accessibility Special Interest Group (A11ySIG).
Prof. Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT for Development (ICT4D), Royal Holloway, University of London
Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI)/ President INI
Dr. Tahir Naeem, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) /Executive Director(INIT)
Hazma Afridi, Afridi Brothers Society , UK
Shakila Yasmin, VP, Pakistan Disabled Foundation
Prof. Shahid Ahmed Memon, Chair, Pakistan Disabled Foundation
Dr. Akber Gardezi, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Inter Islamic Network on Information Technolog